December 10, 2013: More new data from the parish registers are available. See the list of the Most Recent 100 for details. We have also transferred all the census records from the 1875 Census . This census is not completely transcribed, but all we had available on the old site, in addition to some recently transcribed data are now published here. We have even more transcribed data from the 1875 Census in line, and we will publish this along with the other records we put online. There are now 20.684.385 millions person records available for search, more than 8,8 millions are from Norwegian censuses.
December 4, 2013: We are still publishing recently received transcriptions of parish registers. There are a lot of records from the period 1801-1814 related to the project "The Norwegian population in 1814". All records concerning baptisms, marriages and burials 1801-1814 are in the process of being transcribed and published in the Digital Archives. We welcome a new guest in the Digital Inn: Vestoppland slektshistorielag .
November 29, 2013: Even more church records are now available for search. See the Most Recent 100 for a detailed list.
Book release from the National Archives: Digital archives in historical research. Gender effects on labour market participation in post-industrial Norway – a quantitative approach. By Børge Strand. Read more...